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Pvt William Murphy Loudermilk
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Birth: Oct. 27, 1847
Cherokee County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 18, 1952
Arkansas, USA

Last surviving CSA Veteran. His wife, Sarah E. Bruce Loudermilk is also buried here.

NY Times, 20 Sep 1952, pg. 15
Jonesboro, AR, Sep 19.
CONFEDERATE DIES AT 104
William M. Loudermilk, who fought with Gen. John B. Hood's Cavalry in the Civil War, died here last night at the age of 104. He was Ark.'s last confederate veteran. Mr. Loudermilk joined the confederate army in 1864 when he was 16. He was promoted from waterboy to sharpshooter and saw action at Chattanooga, Marietta, Ga., Nashville & Atlanta. He had been a resident of Jonesboro for 71 years. He worked a small farm until 4 years ago. His widow is his sole survivor. Nine confederate veterans still are living according to the program of the 1952 convention of the men in gray. 
 
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 Parents:
  Daniel Loudermilk (1829 - 1900)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Elizabeth Bruce Loudermilk (1865 - 1964)
 
 Siblings:
  William Murphy Loudermilk (1847 - 1952)
  Daniel Pinkney Loudermilk (1849 - 1932)*
  Ellen Loudermilk Raper (1865 - 1955)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
ARKANSAS
CONFEDERATE

LAST LIVING
VETERAN

PVT NORTH CAROLINA CAV
CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY
 
Burial:
Kellers Chapel Cemetery
Jonesboro
Craighead County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: Melanie Atkins
Record added: May 31, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37768256
Pvt William Murphy Loudermilk
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Pvt William Murphy Loudermilk
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- Lindan S Caldwell
 Added: Jun. 29, 2015

- LJ Gillihan
 Added: Mar. 10, 2015
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- Judy Dickerson Parker
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